Here are the 7 most common misconceptions and myths I hear my patients say about fertility and getting pregnant. 1. 'I am 35 years old and there is no need to worry about getting pregnant until much later on." No matter how you look at it, from a … [Continue reading] about Common misconceptions and myths about fertility
Question: I have a perfect 6 month old daughter and we will start ttc next month. I will be 37 in August and would LOVE to have twins. I have been eating diet to increase chances for twins (as well as male) My questions are: 1. Many say to … [Continue reading] about What diet can I use to increase my chances having twins?
The recent edition of The New York Times Magazine, the article “Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis” written by Linda Villarosa called out a disturbing and unnecessary truth: the discrepancy in death rates for … [Continue reading] about Black Babies Are Dying, And So Are Their Moms … What Can We Do About It?
Is travel in pregnancy a good idea? And when? I should add and where to? CNN reported on a baby that was born 8 weeks early in Hong Kong. The mother apparently cannot pay the hospital expenses and the hospital withheld the baby's birth … [Continue reading] about When is a good time to travel in pregnancy? And where to?
One of my pregnant patients recently asked me if she should keep her heart rate no higher than 140 beats per minute when exercising? Answer: There is presently no scientific basis and no official recommendation to keep the heart rate during … [Continue reading] about Should I keep my heart rate no higher than 140 beats per minute when exercising?